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Addressing politics and global issues from many perspectives

The School of Politics and Global Studies

Study domestic and foreign politics and global issues at one of the top schools in the nation.

The School of Politics and Global Studies at ASU emphasizes research that links theory with real world issues and action through policy.  The School generates and diffuses knowledge that contributes to society’s understanding of politics and governance at local, national and global levels.  Students will study topics ranging from campaigns and elections to violence, conflict and human rights.  As a Political Science or Global Studies major, you will be prepared to develop innovative approaches to major emerging challenges.

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WHY POLITICS & GLOBAL STUDIES & ASU?

Follow the 2016 Capital Scholars Blog!

The Capital Scholars Program allows students the opportunity to experience Washington DC as an intern over the summer while earning 6 upper division credits. While on their journey, ASU’s Capital Scholars take time out of their busy day to maintain a blog describing their experiences. Those interested in the program, should take some time to read through their posts.

Featured News

Kamra Sadia Hakim is up for the challenge. She is up for the challenge of thinking globally, committing her life to service and being an agent of change.

On June 23, 52 percent of British citizens voted to leave the European Union, a move dubbed "Brexit." Though many did not believe such a result was possible, the vote will have wide-reaching conseq

SPGS Professor Milli Lake recently had her work from Organizing Hypocrisy: Providing Legal Accountability for Human Rights Violations in Areas of Limited Statehood cited in the Oxford Journa

Veterans

Military at School of Politics and Global Studies

As one of the largest schools at Arizona State University, we are proud to offer and tailor our unique programs to current and prospective military/veterans. Both of our majors and our International Studies certificate are incredibly applicable to many interesting careers in both government service and the private sector.

Arizona State University is honored to be named as a "Military Friendly School" by G.I. Jobs magazine for the last four years and was named one of the "Top 10 Best for Vets: Colleges 2011" by the Military Times Edge magazine and the School itself aims to serve our large veteran and ROTC community to the best of our abilities. We work closely with the Tillman Center to integrate our resources as much as possible and provide the best program to our substantial military community.  To see how our program can assist in both current and future careers for service men and women, please visit the ASU Pat Tillman Center.